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Catalina Coastal Tours & Fishing

#4 of 24 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Avalon Features Animals
105 Pebbly Beach Rd, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
+1 626-290-2888
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Ocean tour

This was the best thing we did! My husband and I took the coastal tour. 🛥🌊We were the only ones... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
chavanna l
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Astronomy Tour

We went on the Astronomy tour and we had a great time. The tour guide Kathleen was highly... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Elizabeth W
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Where your Catalina adventure begins! We offer Dolphin/ Sea Lion trips, Coastal Sightseeing/ Eco-Tours, and the Astronomy Experience night time tour all at the best prices in town! We can also customize a private charter to suit your needs. We specialize in small groups (6 or less) and offer the attention to detail and customer service you deserve.
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105 Pebbly Beach Rd, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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+1 626-290-2888

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the best thing we did! My husband and I took the coastal tour. 🛥🌊We were the only ones so it made the experience very personal, Captain Scott was wonderful and so informative. We learned all about the history of the island, how the...More

Thank chavanna l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the Astronomy tour and we had a great time. The tour guide Kathleen was highly informative and made sure we had a great time. I would highly recommend this tour.

Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My sister and I took the Catalina Coastal Tour, Dolphins and Sea Lions. We had a very enjoyable time. The guide was superb, finding the dolphins from far away and then steering the boat so we were up close. We spent about 20 minutes with...More

Thank ksweeting
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I only had one day to explore Santa Catalina. We caught the ferry in the morning and went straight to the meeting place to catch Catalina Coastal Tours & Fishing Dolphin and Sea Lion tour. We joined up with one other couple...More

Thank rebusinessforms
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

I am so happy we chose Catalina Coastal Tour for our dolphin/sea lion tour. Captain Sandra knew everything about the Island, the ocean and the Wild life - and was very kind. At first we didn't see any dolphins, but actually it was okay as...More

Thank Signe S
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

We pick this tour because it was the only tour that would allow a three-year-old. Jeep tours and monster mega truck tour are for children six and older. The bus is maintained very well the driver had a lot of knowledge. The views were fabulous....More

Thank PaVistor19460
CatalinaCoastalTours, Owner at Catalina Coastal Tours & Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2017

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience unfortunately the bus tour is not part of Catalina Coastal Tours & Fishing it is with another company on the island. On your next visit please come by and enjoy a Dolphin/ Sealion Tour it...More

Reviewed 12 March 2017

Had an awesome time! We saw 3 whales and followed them for a long time. Guide was very experienced and could tell when the whales were going to surface and where they were. Also saw lots of sea lions and seals. Had a great time!

Thank LAIori
CatalinaCoastalTours, Owner at Catalina Coastal Tours & Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2017

Thank you for the great review and we are glad you had a great time! We look forward to your next visit and future business. Take Care, Captain Scott

Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Our captain was fabulous! She took us on a great ocean ride. We got to see harbour seals and tons of adorable sea lions! We also saw a bald eagle and a pelican. She gave us loads of info and town history of Avalon. We...More

Thank Emma B
CatalinaCoastalTours, Owner at Catalina Coastal Tours & Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2017

Thank you Emma for the kind words we certainly appreciate it!

Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Cpt. Sandra was an awesome whale watching guide. Unfortunately, we only saw 2 spouts in the distance and a fin coming out of the water. We simply didn't have enough time to "chase" them. We got sidetracked by bottle nosed dolphins playing near/under the boat....More

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Reviewed 25 October 2016

Ended up with a family tour w/ kids with Captain Sandra. She was keen on giving some explanation for context, and a wonderful operator. I don't know what she could have done better, because the outing was iconic and perfect. We were able to see...More

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richard6833
Have only one day, May 13th to visit Catalina. My wife and I would like to take the first Ferry out of San Pedro to Avalon and book a coastal tour with your company (for two seniors). Understand it is about $ 45.00 per person (or there may be a Senior rate) and is about an hour and fifteen minutes. We would like to be able to be back in time to catch an afternoon Eco-Jeep Tour with The Conservatory. Can this be done? What is your tour departure time in the am? Also, how would I get from there to where the Conservatory Tour begins? Thanks. Richard
11 March 2017|
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Response from CatalinaCoastalTours | Property representative |
Richard, Thank you for your question, my suggestion would be to depart from Long Beach instead of San Pedro because there are more departure and return times from their main terminal. If you arrive to the island by 9:30 you... More
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bgmtngreen
We will be staying in the area September 18th through the 20th we are interested in whale watching. Can anyone make any suggestions? Thanks
8 August 2016|
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Response from Sandra P |
Thanks for your question, our typical whale watching season is January through March but this year we are still seeing the occasional whale. My suggestion would be to book on one of our Dolphin Tours and we travel in the... More
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Katie M
There are 7 of us age 40+ down to age 7. Would really like the kiddos to see the whales. Would you be able to take all of us?
6 May 2016|
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Response from CatalinaCoastalTours | Property representative |
Thank you for your question, our boats are 6 passenger max vessels per USCG regulations for partners greater than 6 we can accommodate by using 2 boats. Please feel free to contact us to answerase additional questions or to... More
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